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Massachusetts Employers Need to Prepare as Paid Family and Medical Leave Effective Date Approaches

Massachusetts
As we previously reported, last summer Massachusetts legislators passed a bill adding that state to the growing list of locations requiring that employers offer some sort of paid family leave. That bill ultimately was signed by the governor, meaning that Massachusetts employers should be preparing to comply with several provisions of the Massachusetts Paid Family … Continue reading this entry

Paid Sick Leave Requirements Driving you Crazy? You Are Not Alone.

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As we have previously reported, the trend of states and jurisdictions enacting paid sick leave (PSL) requirements continues, posing compliance challenges for multistate employers and employers with employees in a both a city and a state with different PSL requirements.… Continue reading this entry

California Employers Further Restricted From Using Criminal History

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California continues its lead in restricting use of criminal records with the Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) recently finalizing new regulations that further limit a California employer’s ability to use criminal history when making employment decisions. The regulations, borrowing heavily from the EEOC’s 2012 Guidance, will be effective July 1, 2017.… Continue reading this entry

You May Have a Failure to Communicate — State Notice Requirements Are Plentiful

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Your company probably makes written offers of employment. After all, it makes good sense — it confirms basics about the job, such as the position being offered and pay rate.  For the applicant, it makes clear the terms of the offer and any conditions, such as passing background screening. But, an offer letter may also … Continue reading this entry